exemplary damages


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exemplary damages

pl n
(Law) law damages awarded to a plaintiff above the value of actual loss sustained so that they serve also as a punishment to the defendant and a deterrent to others
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Noun1.exemplary damages - (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
amends, damages, indemnification, redress, restitution, indemnity - a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
double damages - twice the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
treble damages - three times the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
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exemplary damages

pl (Jur) über den verursachten Schaden hinausgehende Entschädigung, → Bußgeld nt
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Other reliefs sought are an order compelling the respondents to severally and jointly tender an apology to the applicant and to pay him the sum of N1 billion being general and exemplary damages for the alleged forceful seizure and confiscation of the applicant's property without a court order.
Aside from imprisonment, the Manila RTC also ordered the policemen to pay the heirs of Esmael Omar P75,000 for death indemnity, P75,000 for moral damages, and P30,000 for exemplary damages.
I enter judgment against the defendant and order him to pay Sh5 million as general damages, Sh1 million as aggregate damages, and a further Sh500,000 as exemplary damages plus interest at the court rate.
In its decision, the CA modified the damages set by the lower court by increasing the award of actual damages representing burial expenses from P143,890 to P616,590; the award of moral damages is increased from P75,000 to P100,000; the award of exemplary damages is increased from P30,000 to P100,000; and civil indemnity was ordered amounting to P100,000.
Aside from violation of the Cyber Crime Prevention Act of 2012, Nieto was asked by Trillanes to pay P1 million for moral damages, P1 million for exemplary damages, and P250,000 for attorney's fees.
The High Court will today rule whether Barrymore, 65, will get the aggravated and exemplary damages he has claimed from Essex Police or just the nominal sum the force said he should get.
Mr Barrymore's claim, including aggravated and exemplary damages, is in excess of PS2.
Failure to provide the required notice would deprive an employer of the possibility of getting exemplary damages or attorney's fees in a federal trade secret misappropriation case against an employee.
The three, citing misfeasance and breach of duty, are seeking exemplary damages from Najib to the government of 2.
2 million pesos ($89,00 in damages -- 50,000 pesos each for civil indemnity and moral damages, and 30,000 pesos in exemplary damages.
Although the Crown withdrew its charges against Noah Njegovan in 2014, the diocese subsequently launched a $350,000 civil lawsuit against him, claiming damages of $250,000 for fraud, breach of trust, breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation, and $100,000 for punitive and exemplary damages.
8m in compensatory damages and USD10m in exemplary damages.